everyday brancusi: mailbox, lamps, platters…


“Throughout his life, Brancusi made the furniture, utensils, tools and objects he needed and which, along with his sculptures, made up his everyday environment. He did the same for his friends and relations. There was to be no rupture between his work as a sculptor and his surroundings.” —Pontus Hulten quoted here.

“There was to be no rupture between his work…and his surroundings”: An amazing life principle. Check out Brancusi’s sublime lamps…

(Just a bit of concrete poured into a mold (reminding us of Tobias Wong’s door stop made by using an Aalto vase as a mold for concrete) + lamp fittings to make something….completely other)

…and his serving platters…



More here.

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